UNCASVILLE, Conn., June 7 (Ticker) -- Eight months later, the Connecticut Sun exacted a measure of revenge against the Seattle Storm.

Katie Douglas scored 20 points and Taj McWilliams-Franklin added 19 as the Sun pulled away for an 81-69 victory over the Storm in a rematch of last season's WNBA Finals.

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Last October, the Storm won their first championship by beating the Sun in a thrilling three-game series.

With a lot less on the line in this one, the Sun shot a blistering 63 percent (19-of-30) in the first half en route to opening a 50-41 lead. McWilliams-Franklin scored 13 points and Douglas 12 in the first half.

The Sun opened the second half with a 13-3 burst, capped by Nykesha Sales' jumper with 14:09 remaining to take its biggest lead at 63-44.

Sales scored 15 points and Margo Dydek added 11 and 14 rebounds for the Sun, who shot 52.5 percent (32-of-61) and held a 39-27 rebounding advantage.

Lauren Jackson scored 20 points and Sue Bird and Betty Lennox netted 12 apiece for Seattle, which had a four-game winning streak stopped.